This summer, NCASD members were honored to present at both the Sunbelt Networks Conference and the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Our members presented the following talks:
Sunbelt Networks Conference
“Changing the Subject: The Structure of Causal Narratives in Official COVID-19 Communications”, Speaker: Sabrina Mai. Section: Words and Networks
“Affinity and Hierarchy of the International Visa-Free Mobility Network”, Speaker: Peng Huang. Section: Migration networks.
“The Drivers of International Environmental Policy: Modeling Agreement Ratification and Withdrawal from 1857 to 2020”, Speaker: Selena Livas. Section: Social Networks and Climate Change (Special Theme)
“Degeneracy and Extrapolative Stability in Stochastic Actor Oriented Models: Detection and Avoidance”, Speaker: Alexander Murray-Watters. Section: Modeling Network Dynamics
“The Microdynamics of Coordination in a Disrupted Environment: Relational Events in the 2001 World Trade Center Response”, Speaker: Scott L. Renshaw. Section: Modeling Network Dynamics
“Extending Spatial Bernoulli Graphs with Node Covariate Information”, Speaker: Loring Thomas. Section: Statistical Approaches
The Seventh Joint US-Japan Conference on Mathematical Sociology and Rational Choice
“Rooted America: Immobility and Segregation of the Inter-county Migration Networks”, Peng Huang, Carter T. Butts.
“Changing Topics: Causal Narrative Networks of COVID-19 Communications”, Sabrina Mai, Scott L. Renshaw, Carter T. Butts.
“Modeling Complex Interactions in a Disrupted Environment: Relational Events in the WTC Response”, Scott L. Renshaw, Selena M. Livas, Carter T. Butts.
“International environmental treaties from a network perspective”, Selena M. Livas.
“Modelling Endogenous Vertex and Edge Dynamics using ERGM and Generalized Location Systems”, Loring J. Thomas.
“Models for Networks with Cross-boundary Demographic Exchange”, Carter T. Butts.
In addition to these talks and poster sessions, member Peng Huang received the conference’s “Best Paper Award”. Congratulations, Peng!
American Sociological Association Annual Meeting
“Rooted America: Immobility and Segregation of the Inter-County Migration Networks”, Peng Huang, Carter T. Butts. Section: Internal Migration
“Hearts for Hazards: ‘Favorites’ As A Means of Message Interactions”, Sabrina Mai, Scott L. Renshaw, Jeannette Sutton, Carter T. Butts. Section: Advances in Mathematical Sociology
“Defining The Epochs of Global Environmental Politics”, Selena Margarita Livas. Section: Environmental Policy Regular Session Environmental Enforcement Gaps, from Households to Nations
“Marginal-preserving Imputation of Three-Way Array Data in Nested Structures, with Application to Small Areal Units”, Loring J. Thomas, Peng Huang, Xiaoshuang Iris Luo, John R. Hipp, Carter T. Butts. Section: Advances in Mathematical Sociology
In addition to the talks at ASA, member Peng Huang was presented with the Geoffrey Tootell Mathematical Sociology Outstanding Dissertation-in-Progress Award at the Mathematical Sociology Section Business Meeting. Congratulations again, Peng!